Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Dmitry V. Levin discovered that tar did not correctly detect the '..'
file path element when unpacking archives. If a user or an automated
system were tricked into unpacking a specially crafted tar file,
arbitrary files could be overwritten with user privileges.
Update the affected tar package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true